Arts + Culture

Lungs of the City: Olmsted’s Parks in Music

  • May 27 - May 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Fort Tryon Park

Photo credit: National Association for Olmsted Parks

Lungs of the City: Olmsted’s Parks in Music is a program of new chamber music commemorating the 2022 bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted.

In this concert, American Wild Ensemble, a septet of winds, strings, and percussion, will perform eight new works inspired by Olmsted-designed parks including Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

The program includes newly commissioned works by composers Oliver Caplan, Nell Shaw Cohen, Michael-Thomas Foumai, Libby Meyer, Ayumi Okada, Justin Ralls, Christina Rusnak, and Ryan Suleiman.

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Broadway, New York, NY 10040



3 minute walk from 190 Street

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